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According to the most recent NETSCOUT DDoS Threat Intelligence Report, Domain Name System (DNS) 'water torture' attacks increased 353% in the first six months of 2023, overwhelming Authoritative DNS server resources and bringing down critical DNS services. NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC, a provider of DDoS prevention...

In 2022, 72% of UAE companies experienced data security incidents caused by their employees. Ransomware, hacker attacks, DDoS attacks. Internal threats - emerging from employees' lack of knowledge - have been underestimated, until now. After an outbreak of high-profile data breaches and corporate frauds in recent...

Cloudlfare Inc continues in its goal to build a better digital landscape through its 2023 Q3 DDoS report, which features a number of insights and trends regarding the DDoS threat landscape - as observed through the global Cloudflare network. The Cloudflare network is one of the...

As Data Centres continue to revolutionize the way business is done in the Middle East, companies are facing an inevitable question - how will we encrypt our data? In the following article, we break down what goes into that decision,  which encryption keys prove effective and...

Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, today announced new features in the Nutanix Cloud Platform to strengthen organizations’ cyber resilience against ransomware attacks on unstructured data. New features, available today in Nutanix Data Lens and Nutanix Unified Storage solutions, enable organizations to detect a threat,...

Are you prepared for managing multiple identities in the cloud? Morey Haber, chief security officer, BeyondTrust, looks at how to stay safe in the cloud. For many Middle Eastern enterprises, the cloud is the new neighbourhood for business, commerce and socialisation. Advertised as up-and-coming, it has...

V. Hrytsevich, CEO, of 3dEYE Inc., explores the challenges faced by organisations with traditional on-premise or hardware-based video surveillance approaches and how Pure Cloud Video Surveillance as a-Service (VSaaS) architecture could address these challenges. Cloud computing has become a vital foundation for digital innovation, and Software-as-a-Service...

Dan Norman, Regional Director, EMEA, ISF, explores how organisations in the Middle East can securely and confidently deploy cloud services. Cloud computing has evolved at an incredible speed and, for many organisations globally, has already become entwined with the complex technological landscape that supports critical daily...

In market news, Amiviz, the pioneering B2B cybersecurity enterprise marketplace has seen impressive growth across critical metrics in the recent months. The company have suggested the cause of the growth is due to their dedication to delivering exceptional services, whilst placing strong value on their user...

Kim Rahfaldt, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at AMAG Technology, looks at why physical security must be involved in the cyber conversation at every level. Securing cyber assets is more than trying to stop people from hacking into a network; organisations must also watch and...

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that this year's edition of the IDC Kuwait CIO Summit will take place in the Courtyard by Marriot in Kuwait City on May 22nd. The theme of the event will be Enabling the Digital Economy's Leaders, and the event...

The Kuwaiti government has formed a strategic alliance with Google Cloud to support its digitisation efforts in the public sector. The agreement, the value of which is currently unknown, will encompass digitising government services, migrating and storing national data securely on the cloud and setting up...

Citrus Consulting Services, an information technology consultancy firm, has announced a strategic partnership with Salt Security, a leading API security company. Citrus serves the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region with its services and will further build its global offering. As part of the announcement, Citrus...

Panzura, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud data management, has appointed Katie McCullough to its newly created role of Chief Information Security Officer. Katie will be responsible for security and compliance for the company and customers alike as Panzura continues its ambitious growth trajectory. The appointment follows a...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a next generation compute portfolio that delivers a cloud operating experience designed to power hybrid environments and digital transformation. The new HPE ProLiant Gen11 servers provide organisations with intuitive, trusted, and optimised compute resources, ideally suited for a range of modern...

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered protection, and Ernst & Young LLP, a leading organisation in cyber risk consulting services, has announced a global alliance. The companies have expanded their relationship to deliver Cloud Security and Observability services globally, powered by the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. This collaboration...

Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has announced it has acquired the assets of Blue Hexagon. This brings AI/machine learning (AI/ML) to the Qualys Cloud Platform to help convert petabytes of highly integrated data into meaningful...

Neustar Security Services, a leading provider of cloud-oriented security services that enable global businesses to thrive online, has expanded its partner ecosystem across key technology hubs in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The company’s new partners include CyberArm in Lebanon; Infinity IT in the...

Lookout, Inc., a leading provider of data-centric endpoint and cloud security solutions, today announced the appointment of marketing executive Deborah Wolf as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). Wolf will lead the global go-to-market functions for Lookout including revenue marketing, integrated campaigns, digital marketing, field and...

WSO2, a leading open-source integration vendor, and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership to roll out cloud-native solutions to regions around the world via Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure will securely deliver APIs, applications, and digital identities. The partnership will also see the integration vendor adopt Microsoft...

Global leader in automated cybersecurity solutions, Fortinet, has announced a new built-in-the-cloud offering to aid organisations in correlating security findings. The new solution, titled FortiCNP, uses Fortinet's patented Resource Risk Insights (RRI) TM  technology to produce context-rich, actionable insights that help teams prioritise the action needed to...

BIOS Middle East (BIOS), the GCC’s local cloud and managed services provider, has achieved the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security Trust Assurance and Risk (STAR) Level 2 certification. The certification is a stringent third-party assessment of the security of a cloud service provider. BIOS owns, operates...

The evolution of Cloud Native Application emerges from the adoption of multi- cloud with the recent technological trends of micro services, containers, serverless, and DevOps tools. The Cloud Native Applications shift the security focus from the infrastructure silos to the application workloads. Likewise, making security automation...

Vectra AI, a leader in threat detection and response, has announced that it has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency Partner. The move further confirms its technical expertise and proven customer success when further safeguarding AWS environments. The competency designation recognises that Vectra has...